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MoniClaire Vineyards

1750 Lytton Springs Road
Healdsburg, CA 95448
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My wife, Mary Beth and I planted our first chardonnay vineyard in 1986 in the Los Gatos hills, and soon after began experimenting with different varitals. As our interest increased and our skills improved, we set our sights on eventually settling in one of California's premier grape growing regions. We feel very lucky to have found our property in the Dry Creek Valley.

My experience with grape growing and wine making came at the side of my father, who was an accomplished winemaker in Southern California. His skill in winemaking, his encouragement and guidance fueled my passion, and inspires me even in his absence.

In 2000 we planted our first commercial vineyard in the Dry Creek Valley of Sonoma County. Most of our five planted acres are head pruned in the old Italian style to ensure powerful flavors with intense varietal characteristics.

MoniClaire is the name we chose for our vineyard. It is the combined name of our two daughters, Monica and Claire. As their pictures on our website attest - they have an ongoing interest in this family winemaking endeavor.
Amenities
AVAs Where Wines Are From:
Dry Creek Valley
Prominent Wines Produced:
Petite Sirah
Sauvignon Blanc / Fume Blanc
Zinfandel
Tasting Room Info:
By Appointment Only
Picnic Area
Tasting Fee Description: If you would like to make a Tasting Appointment ($15 per person tasting fee, waived with per person purchase), please email us at info@moniclairevineyards.com or call (707) 433-4320.
Tours and Visitor Experiences:
Lodging/Guesthouse
Lodging/Guesthouse Description: Please send inquires to info@moniclairevineyards.com
Vineyard Tours
Winery Tours
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